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Inspired Salads voted 2021 Best New Product at CPMA

- General News
The Star Group continues to innovate and respond to consumer demand for taste and convenience and earns a win for Best New Product at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s 95th annual Fresh Week with Inspired Salads.

Canadian consumers show high COVID anxiety

- General News
Canada’s COVID-19 experience has been different than the U.S., and that’s causing the Canadian consumer to act differently.

Online grocery: here to stay in Canada

- Retail
Shopping for groceries online took a major leap forward during the COVID-19 pandemic, and continued lockdowns in Canada are sealing the deal for many consumers.

CPMA panel: Pandemic forces global supply chain changes

- General News
Much like consumers, produce companies around the globe will be more cautious and more focused on local than before the pandemic.

Oppy freshens up product line in time for CPMA Fresh Week

- General News
As the industry anticipates the return and revitalization of Canada’s primary produce event in its new form, leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce Oppy adds Canadian category development to the role of one of its most valued veterans.

Q&A with CPMA President Ron Lemaire

- General News
We talked with Ron Lemaire, President of the Canadian Produce Marketing Association, Ottawa, Ontario, in late 2020 for the Produce Blueprints Canada Supplement to the January/February 2021 issue.

CPMA launches Fresh Week 2021 virtual event

- General News

PRESS RELEASE: November 19, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian Produce Marketing Association BB #:153602 is …

CPMA creates task force to address CFIA romaine import rules

- General News
On October 15, CPMA food safety specialist Jeff Hall alerted members that CPMA created a task force to address the CFIA rules.

CPMA requests delay of new CFIA romaine protocol

- General News
We are writing today to express our deep concerns with the intended implementation on October 5th of CFIA’s new temporary preventative control measures for romaine lettuce imported from the U.S.

PTI sees improvements to traceability guidance

- General News
The Produce Traceability Initiative, consisting of CPMA, GS1 US, PMA, and United Fresh, and its many volunteer industry members, announce the release of four new or improved tools to support traceability implementation.